Burnistoun scoops an RTS award | For its Tune In... special

Burnistoun scoops an RTS award

For its Tune In... special

Burnistoun won the best comedy award at the Royal Television Society Scotland awards last night.

Robert Florence and Iain Connell’s sketch show  scooped the accoladed for a one-off they made last year,  the third since the original series ended in 2012.

Florence tweeted: ‘Thanks to @RTSScotland for the award for Burnistoun tonight. A very nice surprise. Long live the sketch show.’

Burnistoun Tunes In offered their take on  TV through the years including Outlander, Naked Attraction and Game Of Thrones, and co-stared Louise Stewart, Kirsty Strain, Gerry Mclaughlin and Richard Rankin

Florence and Connell are working on a new sitcom for BBC Scotland, The Scotts, following a pilot episode last year. In it, they play two brothers with a love-hate relationship.’

Here is one of the Burnistoun Tunes In sketches:

Published: 4 Jun 2020

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